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Gibraltar: British Overseas Territory
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi) and is bordered to the north by Spain. The landscape is dominated by the Rock of Gibraltar at the foot of which is a densely populated town area, home to over 30,000 people, primarily Gibraltarians.

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Brexit minister says a EU exit deal would help issues like Gibraltar, big corporates

A deal to leave the European Union would help manage issues including the treatment of international business groups and logistics around the British territory of Gibraltar, UK Brexit Minister Stephen..
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Gibraltar boosts port preparations in case of no deal Brexit

Gibraltar has extended port facilities to be able to handle more ships carrying goods as part of contingency plans if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement, the British territory's..
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar acted in good faith over Adrian Darya 1 tanker release

Gibraltar acted in good faith when it released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker and Iran broke assurances it had given not to sell the crude oil to Syria, the British territory's maritime minister said on..
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Britain accuses Iran of selling Adrian Darya 1 tanker oil to Syria

Britain said Iran had sold the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 to Syria, breaking assurances it had given over the vessel which had been detained in Gibraltar for a suspected breach of European..
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Iran says it has sold oil from tanker released by Gibraltar

Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on its next destination, IRIB news agency quoted an..
Reuters - Published

Iranian news agency says tanker leased to shipping firms

Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the Adrian Darya 1 tanker, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently leased to an Iranian shipping company.
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Iranian news agency says Adrian Darya 1 tanker leased to Revolutionary Guards

Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the tanker Adrian Darya 1, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently leased to the country's elite Revolutionary Guards.
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release..
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Release of Iranian tanker 'unfortunate': U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had been allowed to leave.
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U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official

The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says..
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Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt

An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have..
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker in standoff with West heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S.

An Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, and Iran warned against any U.S. move to seize the vessel after the British..
Reuters - Published

Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tanker

Iran has warned the United States against any new attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker in open seas after it left Gibraltar, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on state television on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows

The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel..
Reuters - Published

In defiance of US warrant, Iranian oil tanker with Indian crew prepares to leave from Gibraltar

The US demand for the tanker's seizure is part of Donald Trump's administration's efforts to intensify the effect of existing Western economic sanctions on both Iran and Syria
Firstpost - Published

Iranian tanker expected to leave Gibraltar late Sunday: Iran's envoy to UK

The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran's ambassador to Britain said, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S...
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Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander

Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sunday.
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Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar refused a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law.
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Grace 1 tanker raises Iranian flag, changes name to 'Adrian Darya-1'

An Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West has raised an Iranian flag and has had a new name painted on its side, Reuters images of the stationary vessel filmed off Gibraltar..
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Gibraltar says leaked Brexit warnings out of date and wrong

Leaked warnings about Gibraltar's ability to cope with a no-deal Brexit are wrong and out of date, the British territory said after the Sunday Times reported official planning documents.
Reuters - Published

Indian captain of supertanker caught in standoff between Iran and US no longer wants job, says his lawyer

In early July, Iran seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in apparent retaliation for the detention of the Grace 1 in Gibraltar.
Firstpost - Published

Refinitiv data shows detained Grace 1 still at anchor

Refinitiv tracking data briefly showed the Iranian tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute between Tehran and the West had changed its position status off Gibraltar on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions

Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it..
Reuters - Published

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to prevent the vessel from leaving Gibraltar.
Reuters - Published

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar: court document

A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar along with its cargo of crude oil, a court document showed on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar

An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail, a Reuters..
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Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar: witness

The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday, but its anchor was still down in the port of Gibraltar, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its..
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Iran tanker could leave Gibraltar on Friday unless U.S. legal bid succeeds

An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West could sail free from British territory Gibraltar on Friday, unless a last-ditch push by the United States succeeds in dragging the..
Reuters - Published

Iran denies commitments in exchange for tanker release

Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday, reiterating that Grace 1 was never bound for..
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker can leave when ready, U.S. legal block still looms: Gibraltar

An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute U.S. legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's..
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker prepares to leave after Gibraltar decides to free it: TV

An Iranian oil tanker is being reflagged and is preparing to sail to the Mediterranean, Iran's state television reported on Friday, after Gibraltar decided to free the seized ship.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; U.S. seeks to hold it

Britain's Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched..
Reuters - Published

Iranian tanker's owner says ship will head to Mediterranean ports - report

The owner of an Iranian oil tanker that was seized off Gibraltar says the ship will head to Mediterranean ports, an Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Thursday, after Gibraltar decided..
Reuters - Published

U.S. failed to stop release of oil tanker, says Iran envoy in London

The Iranian ambassador in London accused the United States of desperately trying to stop the authorities in Gibraltar from releasing the Grace 1 Iranian oil tanker, saying the American effort had been..
Reuters - Published

Iran said Grace 1 would not discharge cargo in Syria: Gibraltar Chronicle

Gibraltar decided to release the Grace 1 tanker after receiving formal written assurances from the Iranian government that it would not discharge its cargo in Syria, the Gibraltar Chronicle reported on..
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Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker Grace 1: Gibraltar Chronicle

Gibraltar has released the Iranian tanker Grace 1, according to the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Reuters - Published

U.S. bid to seize Iranian tanker halts its release from Gibraltar

The United States applied on Thursday to seize an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar, halting its expected release at the last minute and preventing a possible swap for British-flagged tanker held by Iran.
Reuters - Published

U.S. has applied to seize Grace 1 tanker, Gibraltar says

The U.S. Department of Justice has applied to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1, which is being held in Gibraltar on suspicion of smuggling oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions, the..
Reuters - Published

United States seeks to seize the Iranian vessel in Gibraltar: newspaper

The United States has applied to seize the Iranian Grace 1 tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month, the Gibraltar Chronicle said.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar source: Iran tanker likely to be allowed to leave after court decision

The Iranian tanker Grace 1 will likely be allowed to leave Gibraltar following a court decision which is due on Thursday, a source told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar to release Iranian oil tanker on Thursday: Sun newspaper

The British territory of Gibraltar will on Thursday release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean in July, the Sun newspaper reported, citing sources close to Gibraltar..
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Iran says Britain might release oil tanker soon, Gibraltar says not yet

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so on Tuesday, an official..
Reuters - Published

Britain says Iranian tanker investigation is a matter for Gibraltar

Britain said on Tuesday that investigations into the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 were a matter for Gibraltar.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar government source denies tanker will leave on Tuesday

A highly placed Gibraltarian government source denied on Tuesday an Iranian news agency report which said the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 would be leaving the British overseas territory on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Iran's seized tanker Grace 1 will be freed by Tuesday evening: Fars

Iran's seized oil tanker Grace 1 will be freed by Tuesday evening, the country's semi-official Fars news agency quoted unidentified Gibraltar authorities as saying.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar seeks to ease tanker standoff with Iran

Gibraltar said on Tuesday it was seeking to de-escalate issues arising with Iran since the detention of the Grace 1 tanker.
Reuters - Published

Britain tells Iran: there will be no tanker swap

Britain on Thursday ruled out exchanging an Iranian tanker detained by Gibraltar for a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf.
Reuters - Published

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